What BB-8 could have looked like

While our verdict is still up in the air about the latest installment in the series, one character that seems to have the world talking is the droid BB-8. The droid that everyone was convinced to be a CGI model blew everyone away when it was revealed as a practical effect at Star Wars celebration.

Movie Web have revealed some of the concept art created during the droid’s development. The images are believed to of been taken from The Art of Star Wars: The Force Awakens an upcoming book that displays all concept work development throughout the Star Wars saga. Check out the images below:

_1451157344 _1451157222 _1451157286As you can see from the very start they already had in mind the shape and size of the droid, and when turned into a practical effect inherits a personality of it’s own that fits wonderfully within the Star Wars universe.